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Author faces heckler at forum about book on Missoula rapes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:38

 Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, " in Missoula, Mont., where Krakauer came to address the concerns of critics after the book’s publication on April 21. (Jacob Green via AP)MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula audience gave the best-selling author of a book about the city's mishandling of rape cases a standing ovation Wednesday and then booed a heckler who had elbowed his way to the stage and called Jon Krakauer a liar.


Police break up U.S.-Italy drug ring run out of NYC pizzeria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:34

Police said at least 15 suspects were detained by early Thursday.

       

Blue Bell says its ice cream won't return soon

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:29

The company recalled all of its products last month, following several smaller recalls.

       

The science of analyzing music: mid-80s were out of tune

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:28

New study analyzes best, worst eras for music

       

Teen in handcuffs escapes custody in Southwest Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:26

Teen in handcuffs escapes custody in Southwest PhiladelphiaA teen wanted for three armed robberies escaped from custody while still wearing his handcuffs in Southwest Philadelphia.


Lindsey Graham: '98.6% sure' to run, and on a different path on immigration

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:25

Graham says Clinton is 'doing a listening tour from North Korea' by not answering questions.

       

Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:25

Elton Simpson head shot from preseason media shoot of the 2002-03 Yavapai College basketball team in Prescott, Arizona. Simpson was one of the two gunmen who was shot and killed by authorities outside a suburban Dallas venue Sunday, which was hosting a contest for Muslim Prophet Muhammad cartoons. The gunmen, whom federal officials identified as Simpson and Nadir Soofi, wounded a security officer before they were shot and killed at the scene. (Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier via AP) MANDATORY CREDITNEW YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease of social media.


Retired justice: Gitmo captives may be entitled to compensation

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:23
The retiree stepped into an ongoing tug of war between the White House and Congress about what to do with the last 122 captives at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
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Retired justice: Gitmo captives may be entitled to compensation

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:23
The retiree stepped into an ongoing tug of war between the White House and Congress about what to do with the last 122 captives at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
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Retired justice: Gitmo captives may be entitled to compensation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:23
The retiree stepped into an ongoing tug of war between the White House and Congress about what to do with the last 122 captives at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Youth vote to play big role in British election

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:23

Nearly three quarters of Britain's 6.8 million 18-to-24-year-olds are registered to vote Thursday.

       

How colleges help students cope with finals stress

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:19

Some universities have found innovative methods of reducing anxiety at the most stressful time of the year.

       

Study: Gold-plated onion cells make great artificial muscles

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:19
It turns out that if you freeze-dry onion cells, coat them in gold, and then hook them up to an electric current, they will contract or elongate depending on how much voltage you use.
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Study: Gold-plated onion cells make great artificial muscles

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:19
It turns out that if you freeze-dry onion cells, coat them in gold, and then hook them up to an electric current, they will contract or elongate depending on how much voltage you use.
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Study: Gold-plated onion cells make great artificial muscles

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:19
It turns out that if you freeze-dry onion cells, coat them in gold, and then hook them up to an electric current, they will contract or elongate depending on how much voltage you use.

Kansas student advice columnist a huge hit on campus

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:18

"College is a demanding and confusing time for all of us, but that doesn't mean your issues and questions have to be swept under the rug"

       

For Millennials, drivers licenses are less essential than ever

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:17

Getting behind the wheel is increasingly less important among young Americans as in years past.

       

For 20 years, cop killer 'living the dream,' dodging death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:15

A man sentenced to death for killing a cop in Arizona nearly 20 years ago is now one of the most dangerous prisoners in Southern California.

       

Study of premature babies adds to questions for parents, doctors

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:12
Results of the study, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, are likely to influence a discussion taking place among professional medical associations about how to counsel parents and when to offer treatment to such tiny babies.
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Study of premature babies adds to questions for parents, doctors

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:12
Results of the study, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, are likely to influence a discussion taking place among professional medical associations about how to counsel parents and when to offer treatment to such tiny babies.
Categories: Sports Center